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Amulet mold

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Large ornate mold of goddess(Sekhmet?)with son; disc crown.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 1886-7: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; December 22, 1887, presented to the MFA by the EEF. (Accession Date: January 1, 1888)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26–30, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 5 x 2.6 cm (3 9/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

11.45971

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids